### Abstract

Diffusion of a passive scalar in a random velocity field v(x,t) is considered. An exact, closed form of the limiting (t') probability distribution of the normalized scalar is derived. The predictions of the theory are compared with the results of numerical simulations.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 1962-1964 |

Number of pages | 3 |

Journal | Physical Review Letters |

Volume | 63 |

Issue number | 18 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jan 1 1989 |

Externally published | Yes |

### All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Physics and Astronomy(all)

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## Cite this

Sinai, Y. G., & Yakhot, V. (1989). Limiting probability distributions of a passive scalar in a random velocity field.

*Physical Review Letters*,*63*(18), 1962-1964. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.63.1962